Men of Education

We embrace a holistic approach that nurtures academic excellence as well fostering a rich tapestry of experiences in sport, culture, and the arts.

Men of Knowledge

Each boy who walks through the St Bede’s gates is unique, talented and full of potential.  From day one, we know where each boy is positioned on the learning journey, and we meet him there.

Our Learning Pathway Programmes are crafted to ignite curiosity and stimulate critical thinking, equipping young men for the challenges of tomorrow. Students have the flexibility to custom-build their own learning courses, tailoring their academic journeys to capture their unique interests.

Through collaboration with students, whanau, and staff, we culturally respond to each young man’s needs, hopes, and aspirations. This approach promotes innovation, critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration.

Men of Sportsmanship

At St Bede’s we believe in the power of sport to foster character, resilience, and lifelong habits of health and wellness.

Whether striving for excellence on the field or simply enjoying the camaraderie of team sports, we celebrate the unique talents and abilities of every student, nurturing a culture of inclusivity, respect, and achievement.

Our sports programmes are tailored to challenge and inspire athletes at every level, from beginners to elite competitors. With state-of-the-art facilities, expert coaching staff, and a supportive community, we provide the resources and guidance needed for athletes to excel in their chosen sport.
We proudly uphold a tradition of sporting excellence and look forward to welcoming the next generation of young athletes.

Men of Arts and Culture

Drama, music, dance, debating, visual arts, Polyfest, Kapa Haka… whatever the area of their ability, all students at St Bede’s College are expected to develop and use their God-given talents for the good of others.

We offer a full programme of itinerant music lessons in orchestral instruments, contemporary instruments, and voice. Students have the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of extra-curricular activities including; jazz band, senior choir, junior choir, barbershop quartet, chamber orchestra, woodwind ensemble, liturgy music ensemble, Rockquest, college musicals, Showquest, Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Competition, theatresports, debating teams, Polyfest, and Kapa Haka. Regular art exhibitions and variety concerts showcase emerging talent and provide opportunities for students to share their talents with the community.